The Best Wordle Starter Words

What are the best words to use as starting guesses when playing Josh Wardle's popular game Wordle? I've crunched the numbers.

The Books I Most Enjoyed Reading in 2021

The Top 5And Away... by Bob Mortimer As was the case in 2020, my favourite book of the year was an autobiography; this time by national treasure Bob Mortimer. Laugh out loud funny in many places, elsewhere this is tinged

Pen-y-ghent With a Daughter

A lovely spring Sunday walk up Pen-y-ghent in the Yorkshire Dales with my daughter Isla (her first hike up a proper hill). It was most liberating to get out into the hills after so many months stuck at home or

The 12 Books I Most Enjoyed Reading in 2020

The lockdowns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic allowed much reading time in 2020. Here are 12 of the books that I most enjoyed reading in this tough year.